July 2012

Found 4 blog entries for July 2012.

Jul 25

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The Corona Del Mar area of Newport Beach is home to many wonderful communities located near the beach.  If you are looking for a gated community near the beach with home prices under the $1,000,000 price point then the Jasmine Park neighborhood should be on your list.  Jasmine Park homes were built in 1986 in the Traditional architectural style with the large majority of the homes being two story.  The community is ideally situated near the beach and high enough to enjoy wonderful ocean and Catalina Island views.  The neighborhood itself is very clean and is located within an association that covers the community pool and spa area.

Jasmine Park Home prices have varied over the years.  At the height of the market these homes sold for as high as $1.5

Jul 19

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We often get requests from home buyers looking for gated community homes in the Newport Beach area for detached single family homes under $1,000,000.  One of the first places we recommend is the Newport Canyon community.  The Newport Canyon neighborhood is located near the 73 freeway and University/Jamboree exits and situated next to the Bonita Creek Park in Newport Beach, California.  The neighborhood is quite nice with large two story detached homes that are built in the Spanish style.  A nice community pool and spa can be found in the center of the community with homes located on the perimeter surrounding the association pool area.  In the past several years many homes have come up under the $1,000,000 price point so bargain shoppers should look here

Jul 11

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We love contemporary homes as they offer a unique break from the traditional Mediterranean and Spanish style architecture that is so heavily found in Newport Beach, California.  Although these homes are harder to find than other beach communities along the coast the demand is still there for these unique homes.  One of the variations of the contemporary style is the "soft contemporary" architectural style.  Soft Contemporary homes embody the contemporary style without all the defining lines you will find in contemporary homes.  The homes exterior and interior walls will have more of a natural curve with softer lines and edges.  Clients who like a well balanced home often prefer this style over the harder contemporary lines.  Some of the best places to

Jul 4

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Newport Beach is home to many gated communities with hundreds of homes that include a 24 hour guard gate and many association amenities including pools, spas, tennis courts, etc.   Home buyers looking for a more intimate feel of a smaller gated community should consider the Harbor Hill area.  Harbor Hill is a small collection of 40 luxury homes that span on 3 quiet streets in the East Bluff area of Newport Beach.  You will not find a guard gate but a simple gated entrance that allows for privacy and exclusivity.  All the homes in this community are custom and have been built in the last 30 years dating back to 1983.  You will find a majority of two story homes with some single level homes that are located on cul-de-sac streets with select homes offering